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Educational Films
by McGraw-Hill Book Co.
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View From Space A graphic insight into the world of space photography. Includes footage showing the physical aspects of the earth and explains how man has profited from these photographic efforts. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary A graphic insight into the world of space photography. Includes footage showing the physical aspects of the Earth and explains how man has profited from these photographic efforts.
Topics: Educational Film, Space sciences, Space (Astronomy), Earth, Astronomical photography
Educational Films
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Electron Microscopy Through animated drawings and photography explains the hypothesis that electricity consists of unit elementary charges. Demonstrates the conduction of electricity through solutions, gases, and vacuum: Faraday's laws; movement of charges in vacuum tubes: operation of photoelectric cells: and reproduction of sound on film. For high school and college groups.
Topic: Microscopy, Electron
Educational Films
by Maas, James B; Cook, Anne Darcy; Jouvet, Michel
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Discusses the nature of sleep
Topics: Sleep, Dreams, Dreams, Sleep
Educational Films
by Wilets, Bernard; BFA Educational Media
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Portrays the physical basis of music and shows how music can be created and altered by electronic means. Includes music from a sound synthesizer and computer-controlled music
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Topics: Electronic music, Electronic music
Educational Films
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The role of the eye in perception is explored. The parts of the eye perform functions similar to those carried out by a camera. What a person perceives in reality, dreams, or hallucinations is determined by physical conditions and past personal experiences
Educational Films
by University of Missouri--Columbia. School of Nursing. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology; J.B. Lippincott Company
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Also issued as loop films in super 8 mm. on reel; in super 8 mm. in cartridge; in super 8 mm. on reel with magnetic sound; in super 8 mm. in cartridge with magnetic sound. Silent versions of loop films also issued in super 8 mm. on reel and in cartridge With instructor's guide Summary Shows birth complications which students rarely experience in the delivery room. Includes instructions on vertex delivery, spontaneous breech delivery, assisted breech delivery, extraction cesarean delivery and...
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Labor (Obstetrics), Delivery (Obstetrics), Maternity nursing, Human...
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Educational Films
by British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Ambrose Video Publishing
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One Man's Madness (1974) Promo on the making of the motion picture Fame featuring Alan Parker.
Topics: Manic-depressive illness, Manic-depressive illness
Educational Films
by Paul Kocela Films; Learning Corporation of America
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As the sun rises in an orange-hued sky filled with birds in flight above a coastline, the camera watches seagulls soar, swoop and scavange for food from a huge garbage dump. At a distance, a lone sick bird limps, struggles, and finally dies while his unconcerned, uncaring fellows carry on their rapacious repast. No narration
Topics: Philosophical anthropology, Ecology, Death, Death, Ecology, Philosophical anthropology
Educational Films
by British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Time-Life Films
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Examines the nature of schizophrenia through conversations with schizophrenics and the doctors who treat them. Also gives a cross section of researchers' views about the causes of schizophrenia
Topics: Schizophrenia, Schizophrenia
Educational Films
by British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Films Incorporated
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Produced by the BBC
Topics: Cerebrovascular disease, Cerebrovascular disease, Cerebrovascular disease, Cerebrovascular disease
Educational Films
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Topics: Optics, Optics
Educational Films
by Houghton Mifflin Company
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Illustrates how stimuli moving in two-dimensional space are perceived by the viewer. Use of computer-generated stimuli and movements of human subjects show how motions are seen and analyzed in terms of groups and subgroups. Demonstrates Gestalt law of common fate and shows how viewers are able easily to identify a series of complex motions with very few sources of light. From the Films at the Frontiers of Psychological Inquiry series. J.B. Maas and G. Johansson
Topics: Movement, Psychology of, Movement, Psychology of
Educational Films
by British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Time-Life Films
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Also issued as videotape
Topics: Chemistry, Chemistry
Educational Films
by Dostoyevsky, Fyodor, 1821-1881. Krokodil; Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation
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Collaborator, Clifton Fadiman
Topic: Dostoyevsky, Fyodor, 1821-1881
Educational Films
by British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service
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Title from data sheet
Topics: English language, English language, English language in the United States, English language,...
Educational Films
by Veilleux, Jim
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Shows, through the use of directed light from a laser, how light is organized by the lens of the eye or a camera. Demonstrates the meaning and use of refraction, focal point, and image
Topics: Lenses, Optics, Lenses, Optics, Lenses, Optics
Educational Films
by Houghton Mifflin Company
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Made by James B. Maas
Topics: Motion perception (Vision), Movement, Psychology of, Motion perception (Vision), Movement,...
Educational Films
by Educational Testing Service
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Dr. Hadley Cantril discusses his investigations at the Perception Demonstration Center at Princeton University of the effects of some of our assumptions on what we see. Shows a distorted room that looks normal, with illustrations that include a rotating trapezoid that appears to oscillate, balloons that seem to move when in reality they are being inflated and deflated, or illuminated and darkened. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film...
Topics: Perception, Perception
Educational Films
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Gives concrete examples of how human perceptions affect the communication process and the individual's concept of reality, introduces two major theories of perception - - the cognitive and the transactional. Pictures Dorothea Lange as she prepares for a one-woman exhibition of her work covering the past fifty years. Discusses her involvement in her work, her philosophy as a photographer, and the reasons and emotions which moved her to photograph particular scenes.
Topics: Perception and Communication, Group and interpersonal processes, Perception, Psychological theory...
Educational Films
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Shows some important developmental advances during the first year of life. Stresses that learning is influenced by interpersonal environment, particularly the mother - child relationship, and the physical environment in which the baby lives. Part of a government research project on infant learning. Eugene Raskin paints a word portrait of New York, as seen by lovers, adventurers, and the star-struck, against a background of jazz. Points up the pathos of old neighborhood contrasted to the bustle...
Topics: How Babies Learn, Educational psychology, Environmental effects (Psychology), Group and...
Educational Films
by Prentice-Hall, Inc
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Covers the shaping of operants, fixed and variable schedules of reinforcement, and the application of behavior theory to human learning as illustrated by the development of programmed instruction. E.P. Reese Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Operant conditioning, Behaviorism (Psychology)
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Educational Films
by Charter Oak
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Defines respondent and operant behavior and shows laboratory experiments with mice, pigeons etc. illustrating biological and non- biological reinforcers and conditioning. Dogs and children demonstrate learned responses Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Describes some of the basic principles involved in the behaviorist approach to psychology as developed by B F Skinner. Illustrates techniques of instrumental conditioning, using pigeons,...
Topics: 16mm Film, Series: Behavior Theory in Practice, Educational Film, Learning, Psychology of,...
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Educational Films
by Prentice-Hall, Inc
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Covers generalization, discrimination, positive and conditioned reinforcement, punishment and negative reinforcement, avoidance behavior, and intracranial self-stimulation. E.P. Reese Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Behaviorism (Psychology), Response consistency
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Educational Films
by Time-Life Video
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The Miracle of Life Reel 1 A documentary which shows the actual conception and development of a baby. Looks inside the male and female reproductive organs to show the formation of sperm and the passage of a fertilized egg through the fallopian tube. Uses a microscope to observe DNA, chromosomes, and other minute body details building up to the moment of birth.
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Topics: Human reproduction, Reproduction
Educational Films
by Whitney, John, Sr., 1917-1995
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John H. Whitney explains the graphic art potential of the computer and the methods and philosophy involved in his computer film making. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Demonstrates and explains experiments by John Whitney with computer - produced motion graphics, showing the use of lines and dots to produce parallel and related pair structural relationships w.ich move in depth as well as time. Analyzes Whitney's film permutations as...
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Animation (Cinematography), Computer graphics, Computers, Indians of...
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A/V Geeks
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Lab footage of sperm. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC .
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Topic: sperm
A/V Geeks
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Anita Bryant (famous Florida orange juice and anti-gay spokeswoman) narrates this film that tries to simplify its drug abuse message with an analogy of kids putting together a contraption out of Lego blocks. Although the metaphors often don't make sense, the visual impact of the film is stunning and could easily be quite popular with individuals consuming illicit drugs. Also, like most anti-drug films, this could be a tempting introduction to drugs for some youths yearning to escape their...
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Topic: drugs
A/V Geeks
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In hopes of keeping kids' attention, social engineering films would often use supernatural elements to make their points. In this film, we see a magic talking mirror that reflects bratty kids as clowns. Most of the misbehaving kids understand how their behavior is disruptive and make amends. Surprisingly, one kid doesnt care if he is a "clown" and continues being a jerk probably for the rest of his life. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film...
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Topic: social engineering
Educational Films
by Hughes, Robert, 1938-2012; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Time-Life Television
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Title from data sheet
Topics: 16mm Film, Series: The Shock of the New, Educational Film, Art, Modern, Popular culture in art, Pop...
Educational Films
by Time-Life Video
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Robert Hughes, author Describes how the political implications of Dada (Ernst, Schwitters, Hoch, Baader) and of German Expressionism were played out against the postwar collapse of Germany and the rise of a sharply internationalist climate Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
Topics: 16mm Film, Series: The Shock of the New, Educational Film, Art, Modern
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Educational Films
by Hughes, Robert, 1938-2012
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Nineteenth-century romanticism gave way to 20th-century expressionism and the angst-ridden works of Die Brucke, Munch, Soutine, and Francis Bacon. But with World War II, reality in the form of photography outstripped expressionism in depicting man's inhumanity to man. The only alternative for artists like Rothko and Pollock was abstract expressionism Narrated and written by art critic Robert Hughes. Produced by the BBC and Time-Life Television Search Educational Film Journals at Media History...
Topics: 16mm Film, Series: The Shock of the New, Educational Film, Expressionism (Art), Art, Modern
Educational Films
by Hughes, Robert, 1938-2012
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Robert Hughes Profiles selected 19th century European and 20th century American and European artists, with emphasis on expressionism
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Expressionism (Art), Art, Modern, Art, American, Art, European,...
Educational Films
by Satie, Erik, 1866-1925. arr; Guerrasio, Guido. drt; Bernacchi, Adriano. pht; Texture Films
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617 feet
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Dalí, Salvador, 1904-1989, Ernst, Max, 1891-1976, Miró, Joan,...
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Prelinger Archives
by U.S. Federal Civil Defense Administration
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Eerie nuclear tests on houses and dummies at the Nevada Test Site.
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Topic: Atomic-nuclear: Weapons
Prelinger Archives
by Cascade Pictures of California
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Attempt to argue away the dangers of nuclear radiation, with some excellent animation.
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Topics: Atomic-nuclear: Civil defense, Atomic-nuclear: Weapons, Cold War
Community Video
by U.S. Department of Transportation
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Uses crash test footage to show the effectiveness of shoulder belts over lap belts. Sourced from the A/V Geeks Archives. Email them at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project (for obtaining a full res copy).
Topics: car crash test, crash test, crash tests, car crash dummies, 1970's, 70's, safety film, car safety,...
A/V Geeks
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16mm footage of car crash tests used to create computer simulations. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks 16mm Archive. Email us at footage@avgeeks.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project.
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Topic: automobile
Ourmedia
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camaro crash test field video recording
Feature Films
by Rick Prelinger
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PANORAMA EPHEMERA (2004, 89:35 min., color and black and white) is a collage of sequences drawn from a wide variety of ephemeral (industrial, advertising, educational and amateur) films, touring the conflicted landscapes of twentieth-century America. The films' often-skewed visions construct an American history filled with horror and hope, unreeling in familiar and unexpected ways. PANORAMA EPHEMERA focuses on familiar and mythical activities and images in America (1626-1978). Many creatures...
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Topics: United States (History and culture), Animals, Motion pictures (Experimental)
Prelinger Archives
by Techfilm Studio, Moscow
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This disturbing film records the successful experiments in the resuscitation of life to dead animals (dogs), as conducted by Dr. S.S. Bryukhonenko at the Institute of Experimental Physiology and Therapy, Voronezh, U.S.S.R. Director: D.I. Yashin. Camera: E.V. Kashina. Narrator: Professor Walter B. Cannon. Introduced by Professor J.B.S. Haldane.
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Topics: Animals: Dogs, Medicine: Veterinary: Experiments, Life extension
VJ Loops & Performances
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VJ loops by VJ MoRpH
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Topics: VJ Morph, Morph, vjmorph, VJ Loop, VJ, Visual Art, VJ Clips, VJ Loops, Abstract, Video, Art,...
VJ Loops & Performances
by vj morph
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VJ loops by VJ MoRpH
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Prelinger Archives
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PA9049 Communications Primer, A 16 Eastmancolor print
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Animation & Cartoons
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Three minute hand-painted film by Len Lye.
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Community Video
by various, psychedelic headbutt
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Old psych collage #1 w/ Seompi
Topics: psychedelic, collage, art, film, music
Community Video
by various, psychedelic headbutt
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Old psych collage #2
Topics: psychedelic, collage, art, film, music
Community Video
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Countrockula's Theater for the Insane episode 3
Topics: Countrockula's Theater for the Insane episode 3, drug scare, propaganda, buckethead, city of lost...
Community Video
by WNET (New York), BBC
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A 1987 program examining the work of Maurice and Katia Krafft, who studied and filmed volcanoes around the world before their deaths in a 1991 volcanic explosion. Scenes include a lake of molten lava in Central Africa; an eruption in Iceland; an evacuated school being devoured by Mount Etna.
Topics: Nature, George Page, volcanoes
VJ Loops & Performances
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Clips to use in VJ or realtime video editing programmes
VJ Loops & Performances
by vidsigz ( videosignale )
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vj loops - 3 selfmade mpg visuals for live vjing
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Topics: vj, loops, mpg, live, electronic, techno, minimal, vjloops
VJ Loops & Performances
by VJ SteveG
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VJ Loops 8 by VJ SteveG, mixed VJ Loops
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Topics: vj steveg, vj, dvj, vj visuals, vj loops, dvj loops, club visuals, club graphics, dance music...
VJ Loops & Performances
by Nyon-k
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un pequeña coleccion de videoloops estilo vj
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Topics: vj, seamless loops, video, vj loop
VJ Loops & Performances
by Architects of Tomorrow
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Topic: vj clips loops avi resolume visuals trippy nature time lapse lines vjing motion drive robot funk...
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These VJ Loops were all contributed by Archive users. If you would like to submit your own VJ Loops, please upload them to Open Source Movies and include the subject keyword "VJ Loop" in your item's details (also, it would be good to include other keywords describing the content of the clips). Please choose a CC License that allows other people to use your material. Then, let us know in the forum below and we'll move it over here. If you would like us to put the flash player on your...
Topic: VJ Loop
VJ Loops & Performances
by VJ SteveG
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VJ Loops 5 by VJ SteveG, mixed VJ Loops
Topics: vj steveg, vj, dvj, vj loops, dvj loops, vj visuals, dvj visuals, club visuals, club graphics
VJ Loops & Performances
by VJ SteveG
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VJ Loops by VJ SteveG, mixed loops
Topics: vj steveg, vj loops, vj, dvj, dvj loops, visuals, club visuals, club graphics
VJ Loops & Performances
by sleepytom
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VJ Clips from the Secret Garden Party 2006. These clips are designed for live visual performance using a VJing software such as VJamm The Quicktimes are 768x576 PhotoJpeg the AVI files are MJPEG 384x288 - ideal for VJamm 3 SE or resoulme the Mpeg4 clips are automatically made by archive.org they are not much use for anything! If you want the best quality for re-editing then get the quicktimes. Using a download manager such as the one from http://www.freedownloadmanager.org/ will make...
Topics: VJ, Visuals, weird, live action, festival, Silent, Video Mixing, Clip, Video Jockey, Sleepytom,...
VJ Loops & Performances
by VJ SteveG
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VJ loops made using the Eyeclops toy
Topics: VJ SteveG, vjsteveg, VJ, Visuals, Club visuals
VJ Loops & Performances
by VJ SteveG
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VJ loops made using the Eyeclops toy
Topics: VJ SteveG, vj steveg, VJ, Visuals, Eyeclops, Club visuals
VJ Loops & Performances
by VJ SteveG
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VJ Loops by VJ SteveG produced using the Edirol CG8 and V8
Topics: VJ Loops, VJ, Visuals, Club visuals, VJ SteveG
VJ Loops & Performances
by VJ SteveG
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Mixed VJ loops by VJ SteveG produced using the Edirol CG8 and V8
Topics: VJ Loops, VJ, Visuals, VJ SteveG, CG8, Club visuals
VJ Loops & Performances
by Tom Bassford
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A selection of VJing clips made for the channel4 pixnmix workshops. These clips are designed for live visual performance using a VJing software such as VJamm http://www.vjamm.com Please feel free to use these at live performances which you are being paid for - they are not to be incorperated into paid production work though (eg not for use on a DVD that you intend to sell)
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Topics: VJ, Visuals, Abstract, Animation, Silent, BPM Syncronized, Video Mixing, Clip, Video Jockey,...
Community Video
by ClaudiusMaximus
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From the Forty Words For Snow EP.
Topics: Pure-data, PostScript, Fractal, Noise, Visuals, Abstract, Computer Generated
Educational Films
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The World at War 24 - The Bomb, February - Sept 1945 Summary Discusses the first atomic bomb, used by President Truman in August, 1945, dropped on the city of Hiroshima. After a second bomb was dropped on Nagasaki, Japan surrendered. Includes atomic scientist Robert./ipenheimer's comments on the destructive power of the atomic bomb.
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Topics: The World at War 24 - The Bomb, February - Sept 1945, Series: The World at War (1973), World War II...
Wellcome Library Moving Image Collection
by Wellcome Library
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Complete record of the operation of gingivectomy on a patient aged nineteen with hypertrophic gingivitis. 4 segments.
Topics: Dentistry, Periodontal Diseases, Gingivitis, Gingiva, Dentistry, Dentistry, Periodontal Diseases,...
Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research
by Tee Pee Video Space Troupe
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Source 1/2 inch open reel videotape Description Sometime in 1971 Shirley Clarke conceived of a group of artists, known as the Tee Pee Video Space Troupe, drawn from the full compass of disciplines, who would develop new skills for a new art. She appropriated the model of the jazz ensemble: videographers would improvise, trading images back and forth. Tee Pee members included Wendy Clarke (Shirley’s daughter), Bruce Ferguson, Shridhar Bapat, Susan Milano, Elsa Morse, DeeDee Halleck; and...
Topics: wisconsincenterforfilmandtheaterresearch, video art, installation art, Tee Pee Video Space Troupe,...
Educational Films
by Hartley Productions, New York. [from old catalog]
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Discusses the philosophy of Zen Buddhism. Shows how Buddhist chants synchronized with striking psychedelic pictures, turn the mind inward and induce a state of meditation which is basic to Zen teaching. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Discusses the philosophy of Zen Buddhism. Depicts how Buddhist chants, synchronized with striking psychedelic pictures, turn the mind inward and induce a state of meditation which is basic to Zen...
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Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Zen Buddhism, Buddhist chants, Philosophy, Meditation
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Academic Film Archive of North America
by William Heick
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A magnificent film featuring Pacific Northwest Indian dances of the ancient winter ceremonial handed down among the Kwakiutl families as their way of keeping history. Beautiful costumes and masks are worn by the dancers in this black and white film
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Educational Films
by National Film Board of Canada
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French version released under the title Les grandes religions: Le bouddhisme Producer, James Beveridge; writer and editor, David Millar; animation, Pierre L'Amare Summary Traces and compares the evolution of various sects of Buddhism and delineates their doctrines. Presents a detailed overview of those tenets basic to the faith.
Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Buddhism, Sects, Sects
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Prelinger Archives
by Airlie Productions
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Narrator: Robert Mitchum. 0:49:17 VS Chicago cityscapes: tracking shot along highway, tracking shot from street, corn-cob apartment buildings 0:49:31 VS tracking shot of suburban street 0:49:35 LS great aerial of San Francisco 0:49:41 MS San Francisco street car (with Tanqueray ad on side) goes down hill 0:49:52 CU street sign on corner of Haight and Ashbury 0:49:54 CU stern cop wearing sunglasses 0:49:57 CU blond hippie makes strange hand gesture, looks like he's tripping, friend adjusts his...
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Academic Film Archive of North America
by Gene Kearney
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Alienation, angst, and schizophrenia are powerful themes addressed by Kearney in this forgotten masterpiece. From a story by Conrad Aiken.
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Topics: schizophrenia, teen angst
Prelinger Archives
by Handy (Jam) Organization
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From producer's synopsis: "A beautiful dramatization of how the master hands of Chevrolet craftsmen form the patterns, tools and dies, and control the huge machine that fashions the modern car." 1936 Chevrolet assembly plant, workers, foundry, steelworkers, assembly lines. Capitalist Realism. 18:27:28:29 CU disembodied hands lock in mold, top released revealing embossed metal plate with text “The Chevrolet Motor Company Presents” 18:27:44:26 Two 1930s workers along opposite edges...
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German Cinema from Lutz Mommartz
by Lutz Mommartz
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In the lower half of the screen the legs of a dancing girl can be seen, in the upper half of the screen we have perforated movie - in a butterfly way. "Danceloop" shows in the lower half of the screen the legs of a dancing girl, the rest of the screen is pierced in a fussy work with a needle. (H.P. KOCHENRATH, FILM, JAN. 69)
Topics: Lutz Mommartz, German experimental Cinema
FedFlix
by National Archives and Records Administration
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National Archives and Records Administration The Mind - Benders: LSD and the Hallucinogens http://arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExecuteRelatedOrganizationSearch?id=1170209&relationship=AD_CREATOR The Mind - Benders: Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) and the Hallucinogens, ca. 1970. ARC Identifier 13260 / Local Identifier 88.6. This film explores the history of hallucinogenic drugs, and specifically the effects and therapeutic uses of lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD). Combining graphics that...
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Feature Films
by Hans Richter
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"Joe/Narcissus (Jack Bittner) is an ordinary man who has recently signed a complicated lease on a room. As he wonders how to pay the rent, he discovers that he can see the contents of his mind unfolding whilst looking into his eyes in the mirror. He realises that he can apply his gift to others ("If you can look inside yourself, you can look inside anyone!"), and sets up a business in his room, selling tailor-made dreams to a variety of frustrated and neurotic clients."...
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Topics: Surrealist, Hans Richter, Max Ernst, Fernand Léger, Man Ray, Venice Film Festival, Experimental,...